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Great White Water Sports

1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-2084
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Took My Money… Do Not Go!!!

I scheduled a reservation for 4/2/18 to jet ski and kayak, but the water was too cold. I was told I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JazzyBow
,
Conyers, Georgia
via mobile
Family fun!

We...a family of 6 ranging from age 16-55...went on the Dolphin Jet Ski Tour. Our guide Tom was... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Susan W
,
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Now located at 1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503, in our new 4,000 sq. ft. facility directly on the beautiful beaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Launch directly from the beach, as we combine safety with breathtaking experiences, to ensure our customers have "Waves of Fun!". We offer jet skis, dolphin tours, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, small fishing boats, and much more. At Great White Water Sports, you can make it a day at the beach, as beach volleyball, cornhole, free parking and wi-fi are included with any rental purchase. Come today and experience the Virginia Beach area's premier water sports rental company. "We'll see you on the water!"
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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1000 E Ocean View Ave, Norfolk, VA 23503-2084
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I scheduled a reservation for 4/2/18 to jet ski and kayak, but the water was too cold. I was told I would get a full refund within 5-8 business days. It is 10 business days later; I do not have my money and they have...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We...a family of 6 ranging from age 16-55...went on the Dolphin Jet Ski Tour. Our guide Tom was phenomenal. It was my wife and I's 2nd adventure with Tom but the families first! My 23 year old son (who knows it all) said "forget the...More

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This company is seriously the best of the best when it comes to customer service, price and location right there on the Chesapeake Bay! I have to mention a young lady, Ciera who helped me tremendously because of my injured ankle. She helped with my...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Different company got me looking for jet ski. Reviews here got us to try it. We went on dolphin jet ski trip with Nick as our guide. The water in the bay was rough and they sent us out to see if we thought we'd...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Me and a friend traveled from Richmond to go to the Norfolk area for the day. We were looking for a jet ski rental place that had some good reviews and not too much on the expensive side. We saw this place online and went...More

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Walked right from the shop to the beach to the jet skis. Friendly staff got us oriented and we always had a monitor in a red jet ski out on the water in case of issues. Lots of room to ride and get your adrenaline...More

Thank Sean B
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great time with the kids, we did the dolphin tour, and I did the flyboard when we came back. I have never seen a more nice staff, they are genuinely excited about what they do and it shows. By far best jet ski place we...More

Thank Atlantis o
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a reservation for a 9:30 jet ski dolphin tour in advance. We received a confirmation email asking us to arrive 20 min in advance. When we got there at 9:10, no one showed up. No one showed up the entire morning, not even...More

Thank Esther C
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and very nice location by the bay. Didn't have to wait in the line. Staff was professional and flexible to accommodate our ride ahead of time

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second trip to Great White. Both times the staff was very pleasant and the wave runners were perfect. You get a large area in the Chesapeake Bay to run around in. We had a great time on both trips. Highly recommended.

Thank R C
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